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Icon5 Improving Acceleration Help

I'm sure this will provide useful, but I've got some questions!
I'm not looking to boost the **** out of my car, or anything extreme like that

i was acceleration!
im talking quick pickup zipping down, not necessarily going fast,
just the pick up speed. you guys might call me crazy and say things like " dude just add power" but with my parents, and my money situation i don't have a lot!
so, what do i do?

Suggestions Please!
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yeah pay the cost to be the bosst,
i understand money comes into play, i meant by this i can be dropping in 20K man haha

here lemme rephrase,
what can i do to my car to improve acceleration, without boosting.
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really with out any money, the only thing you can do is weight reduction.
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really with out any money, the only thing you can do is weight reduction.
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Smaller diameter tires might help.
smaller gearing.
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thanks for listening, i guess everyone didnt read my second post....
would an s2k TB fit on an H22 and gains?

if not whats a good TB with gains for our cars,

or possible just a port and polish?
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thanks man, i saw that online earlier haha
although it says 92-96 doh!

stupid 97 prelude of mine..

so??

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so you can actually install your sparkplugs in a sense "wrongly" ?
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so you can actually install your sparkplugs in a sense "wrongly" ?
eh i wouldnt say wrongly..they'll work any way you put them in...but if you get the gap openings or w/e to face the intake you'll gain 1 hp lol...its pretty much for people who want to scrounge the most power out of their engine i guess

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so??

you can still do EVERYTHING on that site.
Nick sure can make you feel dumb when you say something stupid

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dose anyone know a price rang at all on a port and polish or perhaps a better TB?

Which TB?
i know i dont want ITB's
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Look man...I understand, you don't have the money to do mods and whatnot...right now, neither do I. But the thing is...(and dont think I'm being an ass about this) I really do mean it sincerely...If you're really trying to squeeze cheap horsepower out of your lude...you've got the wrong car, chief. Any V8 would do really. but then agian, if we all had V8's we wouldnt NEED to squeeze power. Ya know?
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but i do wish my lude had a vtec v8
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lighter flywheel will help a bit

other than that, just weight reduction pretty much. maybe some underdrive pullies too
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here lemme rephrase,
what can i do to my car to improve acceleration, without boosting.
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lighter flywheel will help a bit

other than that, just weight reduction pretty much. maybe some underdrive pullies too

Do that.

12-15lb lightened flywheel with a new clutch, OEM/replacement even...
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I coulda sworn your car was auto man, sorry bout that. They yes, lightweight flywheel. Properly inflated tires,clean air filter, etc. Staying on top of maintenance will do more than you know, plus it will help the car last longer.
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Old 11-26-2007, 06:00 PM
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"modding a honda isn't like modding an LS1, where you can clean out the ashtray and gain 40hp."
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Old 11-26-2007, 06:06 PM
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the s2000 throttle bottle you can probably find for like 60 bucks average or check a junkyard. i think its 64mm compared to the stock 62mm. yea. you may gain 5-7whp, but you'll feel most the power in topend.
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Old 11-26-2007, 06:20 PM
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thanks, guys,

pooponurhead,
i never said i was going to cheap out,
i said i dont have a couple g's to spend, what can do i do?
helpful sugestions like a lighter flywheel and new clutch are nice

thanks to those who said that,

man just forget this
im just getting bashed for this thread,

sir nicksalot,
please close?
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thomas man ur not gettin bashed for this thread! its cool ur just tryin to learn! and everybodies just tellin u that modding isnt that cheap of a job! keep ur head up and take everybodies advice and run w/ it man! and if somebody is bashing u then screw them!
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thanks, guys,

pooponurhead,
i never said i was going to cheap out,
i said i dont have a couple g's to spend, what can do i do?
helpful sugestions like a lighter flywheel and new clutch are nice

thanks to those who said that,

man just forget this
im just getting bashed for this thread,

sir nicksalot,
please close?
I got ya covered.
In all honesty though, i/h/e and like Blake said, a real tune, that's where to start.
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